ancient history

Wine press dating back 2,700 years discovered in northern Iraq
Middle East

Wine press dating back 2,700 years discovered in northern Iraq

DOHUK, Iraq, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Archaeologists have excavated the first, and what they believe is the oldest, industrial wine…
Photos: Archaeologists document 12,000 year old inscription in South Sinai
Archaeology

Photos: Archaeologists document 12,000 year old inscription in South Sinai

The archaeological mission of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has finished documenting a colorful antique inscription dating back to…
Scientists unearth ‘most bird-like’ dinosaur ever found
Science

Scientists unearth ‘most bird-like’ dinosaur ever found

Researchers in Germany have unearthed a new species of flying dinosaur that flapped its wings like a raven and could…
Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?
Features/Interviews

Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?

The most common question that curator Edward Bleiberg fields from visitors to the Brooklyn Museum’s Egyptian art galleries is a…
World’s ‘oldest intact shipwreck’ found in Black Sea
Archaeology

World’s ‘oldest intact shipwreck’ found in Black Sea

  An ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom…
Archaeological team uncovers Ptolemaic cemetery west of Alexandria
Archaeology

Archaeological team uncovers Ptolemaic cemetery west of Alexandria

  Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry announced that an Egyptian archaeological mission on Sunday has uncovered a Ptolemaic dynasty cemetery west of…
‘Amazing revelation’ suggests Tutankhamun may have fought in battle
Science

‘Amazing revelation’ suggests Tutankhamun may have fought in battle

New research suggests that Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun, who inherited the throne when he was just nine-years-old during the 18th…
Archaeologists unearth ancient Babylonian seal
Egypt

Archaeologists unearth ancient Babylonian seal

Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) on Sunday announced that excavations led by the Austrian Archeological Institute in Cairo and…
Rome on a plate
Life & Style

Rome on a plate

It’s no secret that while there’s much to see in Rome, there’s far more to eat. For the herds of…
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